MK Act White Ribbon Day Lunch

Join MK Act for a lunch at Atesh Restaurant to celebrate White Ribbon Day and make your pledge for never taking part in, condoning, or staying silent about violence against women. There will be speakers and entertainment. White Ribbon Day is held on November 25th, also known as the International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women and is an annual day to raise awareness of family violence. Money raised from the lunch and raffle will go to help families in Milton Keynes who are suffering from domestic abuse. Thursday 25th November 202112.30pm-14.30pmSpeakers, entertainment and raffleBuffet lunch includes: chicken and…
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MK Act Domestic Abuse Training Press Release 17 th September

Does your company provide training for Domestic Abuse? With over 1.9million people in the UK experiencing domestic abuse year on year, MK Act are committed to raising awareness & educating professionals & the public. In partnership with Milton Keynes Council, MK Act now offer free training for employers and employees.  As a result of the Corona Virus pandemic, the working age population are spending more time working from home. Evidence has shown that, across the country, domestic abuse has soared as victims are trapped with abusive partners during the lockdown. 86% of HR leads agree they have a duty of care to provide…
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Press Release: 20th September

Local partners including the police, the NHS, MK Council and support organisations are increasing their support for those suffering domestic abuse. MK-Act, one of the key partners, is a charity specialising in support for victims of domestic abuse.  The charity was commissioned by MK Council and offers help to anyone aged 16 years and up living within Milton Keynes. Following a council funded communications campaign, MK-Act has seen double the number of visits to their website over the past three months.  The surge in visitors is down to higher awareness of the service but also an increase in need over the…
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Press Release: 20th September

Local partners including the police, the NHS, MK Council and support organisations are increasing their support for those suffering domestic abuse. MK-Act, one of the key partners, is a charity specialising in support for victims of domestic abuse.  The charity was commissioned by MK Council and offers help to anyone aged 16 years and up living within Milton Keynes. Following a council funded communications campaign, MK-Act has seen double the number of visits to their website over the past three months.  The surge in visitors is down to higher awareness of the service but also an increase in need over the…
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Press Release: 6th September

MK Act Webinars With over 1.9million people in the UK experiencing domestic abuse year on year, we are committed to raising awareness & educating professionals & the public. In partnership with Milton Keynes Council, we now offer free webinars for employers and employees. These webinars: Help spot the signs of Domestic Abuse with colleagues and clientsProvide the appropriate response to disclosuresUnderstand the challenges of leaving an abusive relationshipUnderstand the impact on domestic abuse in the workplace Know how to support victims & keep them safe whilst at workKnow initial safety planning and how to signpost to specialist services We bring a wealth of experience…
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Domestic Abuse – Awareness in the Workplace

Domestic Abuse – Awareness in the Workplace

Join our free virtual training sessions delivered by MK-Act, a specialist Domestic Violence Support Service for Milton Keynes. This workshop is for businesses of all sizes, employers, HR professionals, line managers and front-line staff working in Milton Keynes. As a result of the Coronavirus lockdown, the working age population are being asked to spend more time working from home. Evidence has shown that, across the country, domestic abuse is soaring as victims are trapped with abusive partners during the corona virus lockdown. 86% of HR leads agree they have a duty of care to provide support to employees on the…
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MK-ACT Vacancies May 2021

MK-ACT Vacancies May 2021 We have two exciting opportunities to work for our organisation providing a high quality service as an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA).  Providing targeted independent DA advocacy and support for people who approach MK-Act Crisis Service, your role will be to empower your clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to your interventions. We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced.  You will be joining our caring, strong and hardworking team. MK-ACT is an…
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Captain Tom 100 challenge for MK Act

Captain Tom 100 challenge for MK Act On 6 April 2020, Captain Tom Moore set out round his garden to thank our NHS heroes. One hundred laps later, he'd raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. His simple message of hope – "Tomorrow will be a good day" – inspired millions around the world and brought comfort and joy to so many during the pandemic. Now it's your turn to build on that legacy. Friday 30 April would have been his 101st birthday and to honour him and his amazing achievements, The Captain Tom Foundation would love everyone,…
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FREE Virtual Live Interactive Training Sessions – delivered by MK-ACT

FREE Virtual Live Interactive Training Sessions – delivered by MK-ACT

Join our FREE virtual-live-interactive training sessions delivered by MK-Act (Specialist Domestic Violence Support Service for Milton Keynes.) The training will support Public and Private sector workplaces & organisations within MILTON KEYNES, of all different sizes, to improve their response to domestic abuse. Following attendance delegates will have knowledge to: Help spot the signs of Domestic Abuse with colleagues and clients Understand the challenges of leaving an abusive relationship Understand the impact on domestic abuse in the workplace Provide the appropriate response to disclosures How to support victims & keep them safe whilst at work Know Initial safety planning and signposting…
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MK-ACT VACANCY

Housing IDVA An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes. IDVA – Housing (37.5 Hours FT) This post is funded by Milton Keynes Council We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation in partnership with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) providing a high quality service as an IDVA to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA). Providing targeted independent domestic violence advocacy and support for people who approach MK-Act Crisis Service. Part of your role will be working with colleagues in both MK-Act and MKC Housing to ensure that there are clear, robust and workable pathways…
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